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Marist Men's Basketball Hosts Siena; Contest To Air On ESPN3

Courtesy: Marist Athletics
         
Release: February 13, 2014
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POUGHKEEPSIE - The Marist men's basketball team (9-15 overall, 6-8 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) will host Siena (11-14, 7-7) on Friday at McCann Arena. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m., and the contest will be carried by ESPN3.

Friday's game will follow the Quinnipiac-Marist women's game, which is slated for a 5 p.m. tip-off and will be shown on ESPNU. The two games are separately-ticketed events.

Marist is coming off an 83-78 loss at Quinnipiac on Monday. In the contest, both red-shirt freshman Khallid Hart and junior swingman Chavaughn Lewis scored 21 points. Lewis added 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season. The Red Foxes had four double-digit scorers, as senior forward Jay Bowie and junior guard T.J. Curry added 12 and 11, respectively. Marist had a season-best 12 three-pointers made, and a season-low eight turnovers.

Siena is coming off a come-from-behind 77-75 home victory against Fairfield on Monday. Junior guard Rob Poole leads the Saints in scoring at 14.9 points per game.

The teams previously met on Jan. 10 in Albany, with Siena earning a 67-58 victory.

Dean Darling (play-by-play) and Ed Weir (color) will have the call on WKIP 1450 AM, the Red Fox Network and iHeartRadio starting at 7:45. Bob Heussler (play-by-play) and Rob Kennedy (color) will be on the ESPN3 broadcast.

Following Friday's game, Marist will return to action at Monmouth on Sunday. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.

 

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